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Review: Ashley Fripp brings brilliance - and some devilry - to his St Peter's Church recital

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Review: Ashley Fripp brings brilliance - and some devilry - to his St Peter's Church recital

The penultimate recital of the Fourth Series of ‘Brilliant Young Musicians in Saint Peter’s Church’ saw a welcome return visit by Ashley Fripp. He first played in Saint Peter’s church in September 2012 - in the first series of these recitals.  

Ashley studied at the Purcell School and has

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Ruby Squares: Marlborough area embroiderers' mark their 40th anniversary with an exhibition

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Ruby Squares: Marlborough area embroiderers' mark their 40th anniversary with an exhibition

Centre stage - literally - at the Marlborough and District Branch of the Embroiderers' Guild exhibition at the Kennet Valley Hall in Lockeridge, are the embroidered squares members were asked to make to mark the branch's fortieth birthday.  

Preparing for the Ruby Birthday last autumn, Chairman Yvonne Miles challenged

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JS Bach, Beethoven and Chopin at St Peter's Church: was this the best recital of the current series?

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JS Bach, Beethoven and Chopin at St Peter's Church: was this the best recital of the current series?

The April recital in the ‘Brilliant Young Pianists at Saint Peter’s Church’ series was given by Kausikan Rajeshkumar, who was born in London in 1990.   Kausikan was offered scholarships at both the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal College of Music, but chose to read music at Cambridge graduating

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Review: Brilliant Young Musicians at St Peter's Church - cellist and pianist make a perfect duo

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Review:  Brilliant Young Musicians at St Peter's Church - cellist and pianist make a perfect duo

The latest in this popular Brilliant Young Musicians series of concerts was given to a very large audience at St Peter's Church on Sunday  (February 21) by Chris Graves (cello) and Alison Rhind (piano).

Alison is a respected ‘collaborative’ pianist working mainly on a repertoire of piano with strings. 

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Gerald Seymour: the thriller writer who just loves story-telling

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Gerald Seymour: the thriller writer who just loves story-telling

 

The White Horse Bookshop brought the internationally respected  thriller writer Gerald Seymour to Marlborough Town Hall on Wednesday (January 27) for a well-attended "Evening with..." session.

Interviewed by the bookshop's manager Angus Maclennan, Seymour was in an impish mood: "Thank you all for coming out on a January

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